Hoodsport is a tiny town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 377 people and just one neighborhood, Hoodsport is the 273rd largest community in Washington.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hoodsport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hoodsport is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hoodsport who work in sales jobs (22.46%), teaching (16.84%) and maintenance occupations (12.63%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hoodsport has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hoodsport has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hoodsport than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hoodsport may be for you.
One downside of living in Hoodsport is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hoodsport, the average commute to work is 37.55 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Hoodsport is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Hoodsport, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Hoodsport is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.